St. Jude Medical Inc. today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its TactiCath Quartz irrigated ablation catheter, which gives physicians a real-time, objective measure of the force that the catheter applies to a patient’s...

Siemens Healthcare has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the new Prime edition of its Acuson SC2000 premium cardiovascular imaging system — a system that offers live full-volume color Doppler imaging of heart v...

In a new study recently published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center concluded that overuse of cardiac stress testing with imaging has led to rising healthcare costs and unnecessary radiation exposure to...

Accolade pacemaker, Ingevity leads,

Boston Scientific Corp. has received CE mark approval for the Accolade pacemaker family. 

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Cardiovascular Systems Inc. announced that the first seven patients in Japan have been enrolled in its Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System Trial (COAST) study...
New physician experience for the Convergent Procedure in the treatment of persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) was presented during a podium talk at the...
Restenosis, the recurrence of narrowing of the arteries after stenting, is a common risk of this endovascular treatment. There are no well-defined guidelines...
Doctors are more likely to try a new therapy when they are persuaded to do so by an influential colleague, reports a new Northwestern University study whose...
Cephasonics' cQUB-1 (cQuest Ultrasound Box-1) is the first product in a new family of cQUB white-label ultrasound systems designed and...
Lumason (sulfur hexafluoride lipid microsphere) is a contrast agent for patients whose ultrasound image of the heart (echocardiograms) are...
Doctors are more likely to try a new therapy when they are persuaded to do so by an influential colleague, reports a new Northwestern University study whose...
Topera, Abbott, FIRMap, rotors, rotor mapping
Abbott has entered into an agreement to purchase Topera Inc., a private, venture-backed medical device company focused on developing electrophysiology...
Cardiac Stress Testing Imaging Reduce Health Costs Improve Patient Outcomes
In a new study recently published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center concluded that overuse of cardiac stress...
Samsung Tablet-based Ultrasound, PT60A, Emergency Services
Samsung Electronics America Inc. announced the preliminary results of a groundbreaking trial into the use of tablet-based ultrasound in emergency services...
By Dave Fornell, editor of DAIC Magazine The key take away messages from the 26th annual...
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As technology continues to advance for all diagnostic imaging modalities, it sometimes reminds me...
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The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting July 10-13 in San Diego...
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This webinar will discuss why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient...
This webinar explained the benefits of better access, productivity and revenue cycle efficiency in a modern cardiovascular information system (CVIS...
The webinar "PET/CT: A New Frontier" discusses potential benefits of digital relative to analog PET/CT. The session will discuss how digital PET can improve...

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Cardiovascular operations often suffer from being a hybrid of multiple systems, outdated technology and disparate silos...
June 16, 2014 — Children with heart disease are exposed to low levels of radiation during X-rays, which do not...
July 17 2014 — The Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography (JASE) announced the publication of a...

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